Microsoft Dynamics Academic Alliance Announces New Advisory Council Member

Microsoft Dynamics Academic Alliance Announces New Advisory Council Member

Helping Professors Provide The Best Possible Education Through Cloud Computing

San Diego, CA — June 13, 2012 – RoseASP, one of the largest providers of hosted Microsoft Dynamics Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solutions and online accounting software, today announced the appointment of Doug Pitcher, Director of Academic Relations of, to a three year term on the Microsoft Dynamics Academic Alliance(DYNAA) Advisory Council.

“I have worked with many members on the DYNAA advisory council and am impressed with the dedication and hard work each member volunteers to improve this important program,” stated Doug Pitcher, Director of Academic Relations at myGPcloud. “Having used an ERP cloud deployment of Microsoft Dynamics GP in my own classroom, I’ve come to see how powerful of a learning tool it is to put a fully functioning Online ERP software suite and cloud accounting system in the hands of students. Serving on the DYNAA advisory council is a nice way to give back to academic alliance and help other professors who are trying to give the best possible education to our future business leaders. ”

Microsoft created the DYNAA to build world-class partnerships with educators, partners, and customers that enhance the active learning experience of business students in higher education. The DYNAA advisory council is directed by Microsoft and governed by leading Dynamics users from around the world. The council meets several times a year to share best practices on how to strengthen the student experience at DYNAA member institutions, provide students a competitive advantage when entering into the business world, and evangelize student career opportunities with Microsoft partners and customer organizations.

“Microsoft relies on professors and professionals to guide the direction of the Dynamics academic alliance. The dedicated service, time, and effort these individuals give towards improving the program between Microsoft and academic institutions are significant,” said Lyndsey Creamer, Program Manager for the Microsoft Dynamics Academic Alliance. “Doug Pitcher has already presented several times to the advisory council and members of the DYNAA at our Pre-Convergence and advisory council meetings. Doug’s nomination and acceptance into the advisory council will be a tremendous asset to other council members and his work in bringing a cloud deployment approach for Dynamics to the academic world made him a natural fit to serve on council.”

Doug Pitcher is very excited about the opportunity to influence how Microsoft interacts with academic institutions through his new role on the DYNAA Advisory Council and looks forward to all to the accomplishments of the upcoming years.

About RoseASP 

RoseASP is a leading provider of hosted Microsoft Dynamics ERP and CRM applications. The myGPcloud service developed by RoseASP, includes all of the rich accounting, business-intelligence and financial-management features of Microsoft Dynamics® GP, as well as automated on-line provisioning, training videos and guides, template setups and technical support. Users can trial the service for one month, without cost, which includes full ERP capabilities such as manufacturing, supply chain, professional services and not-for-profit modules. The myGPcloud application is available in two versions: Business Essentials(plus) and Advanced Management (plus). RoseASP, a Microsoft Gold-Certified partner has been hosting since 2000 for small and mid-sized companies and a growing number of Microsoft Partners around the world. For more information about RoseASP, visit

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